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Want to Read saving…. How did he understand his life? Feb 14, Pat rated it it was amazing. Feb 21, John rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. Pedro rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Pagola himself has dedicated his life to Biblical studies and Christology and has done research on the historical Jesus for more than 30 years. The analysis of Jewish society of Jesus’ time in Galilee and its surroundings, the analysis of Jesus’ parables, the analysis of the political and religious powers that dominated the society that Jesus had, the social set up in which Jesus freely associated with the tax collectors and women, the details on crucifixion, etc shed new light on the Jesus’ message of ‘Reign of God’ and his understanding of ‘God, the Father’.

I imagine that some Catholics and conservative Protestants might be made uncomfortable by the places where the author strays from an orthodox interpretation of scripture based on sound scholarship.

Jesus, An Historical Approximation by José Antonio Pagola

It is a Jesus we can both love and admire. Jaimon rated it it was amazing Feb 09, There have been many books written to present the Historical Jesus. An interesting book on Jesus. Along the way Jesus shocks his contemporaries’ sensibilities by, among other things, treating women with a dignity and respect that was unheard of in that culture at that time, and hanging out with the people who needed him the most – sinners, prostitutes, tax collectors – not the kind of people you’d associate with holy men and women, even today.


Josefina rated it it was amazing Jun 17, The author is a well known scholar and he has used all the knowledge that he had gained for the very human presentation of Jesus in today’s language. Flor rated it it was amazing Jan 10, This book seems to dovetail nicely with the ministry of Pope Francis with its description of a Jesus who wants nothing more than to bring His Father’s love, acceptance, and mercy to a world that is starving for those things.

How did the adventure of his life end? It took me forever to read this book, but it was worth the trip. Sep 05, Dhanaraj Rajan rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 05, Paulson Pulikottil rated it really liked it.

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Those of us who believe the Gospels to be written under the guidance of the Holy Spirit – aproxiamcion. But even if you don’t feel comfortable with some of the things in this book, you’ll get so much out of the rest.

In simple words, this is a research work that is readable.

He addresses basic questions about who Jesus was; how he understood his life; what was the originality of his message; how the vision hisyorica he Kingdom of God centred his life; and why he was executed and who intervened in the process. This is written for the lay readers the author also states it as his intention.

These are two major classifications in the study of Jesus. I really got the sense aproxkmacion getting to know Jesus better through this very thorough exploration of his life that uses the Gospels as its baseline aproxiimacion and brings what’s there alive with everything that is known about the New Testament era through all of the research that has been done over the last century.


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Open Preview See a Problem? They are presented in the secular language. Edith Quijano rated it really liked it Aug 11, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And “liberals” may be uncomfortable with a Messiah that relates to a masculine God, or one that doesn’t seem interested in political revolution as much as personal liberation from everything that demeans human happiness and dignity.

His goal in writing this in-depth study was to try to answer these questions: There are many books on Jesus and this book is ‘an historical approximation of Jesus’. An Observations as a believer: Trish rated it it was amazing Jul 06, A Jesus whose teachings might actually explain the following hisrorica sprang aproximacioh after his death.

There have been many books on this theme and they were all highly scholarly and were too difficult for the ordinary lay readers.

I really got the sense of getting to know Jesus better through this very thorough exploration of his life that uses the Gospels as its baseline source and brings what’s there alive with everything that is known abou This is really a refreshing, if long, book. Jesus of History and Christ of Faith. Jaime rated it really liked it Jul 31, Paperbackpages.

Written in a popular style, the book presents a valuable aproximacoon of Jesus, the man, without sacrificing any of his divinity. Excerpts from the review on www.

May 28, Lee Harmon rated it it was amazing.

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